Developmental Play (CHL305) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Developmental Play CHL305 3 2 0 4 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Problem Solving, Brain Storming, Role Play.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to enable children to reach a level where they can plan and practice game activities by taking into account the principles of game planning in accordance with their developmental characteristics and game types.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explains game features and game types according to ages.
  • Prepares a game plan suitable for the given age group and game type.
  • Plans and prepares materials suitable for the game plan he/she has prepared.
  • He/she applies and evaluates the game plan he/she has prepared.
  • Adapts a ready-made game to the characteristics of the desired age group, playground and children.
Course Content The concept of play, supporting the development of newborns, infants, children and adolescents with play.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Features and types of games played by preschool children
2 Features of game activities suitable for various game and age groups
3 Fundamentals of planning game events
4 Things to consider when planning game events
5 Game materials
6 Preparing the game plan chart
7 Game planning for typically developing children
8 Midterm
9 Game planning for typically developing children
10 Game planning for children with special needs
11 Game planning for children with special needs
12 Game planning and implementation according to the type of game given for children of any age and characteristic.
13 Game planning and implementation according to the type of game given for children of any age and characteristic.
14 Game planning and implementation according to the type of game given for children of any age and characteristic.
15 Overview
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Oyun
2. Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Gelişimi Destekleyen Oyunlar
3. Özel Eğitimde Etkinlik Örnekleri
4. Etkinliklerle Sosyal Beceri Öğretimi
5. Tümel Sanatlar, Drama ve Oyun Etkinlikleri
6. Erken Çocukluk Eğitiminde Ayak Oyunları

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 7 30
Presentation 3 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 12 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have basic theoretical knowledge about the field within the scope of health, education and support services, organizational structure and systematics. X
2 To be able to understand the basic concepts, approaches and theories in the field of child development, to associate them with current life, national and international developments. X
3 To be able to use sciences such as health, education, and psychology along with the basic knowledge and skills of the discipline of child development. X
4 To be able to identify the problems encountered and develop solutions based on the knowledge and skills required by the discipline of child development. X
5 To be able to independently carry out the necessary work as an individual and as a team member, and take responsibility in the practices related to child development education in preschool education institutions, private education institutions and health institutions X
6 To be able to have the necessary basic knowledge for applications in preschool education institution, private education institution and health institutions related to child development education. X
7 To be able to determine the learning needs associated to lifelong learning related to child development and education and to make the necessary guidance. X
8 To be able to act in accordance with professional ethics and social-responsibility-understanding in all field practices and social relations of the profession X
9 To be able to carry out studies on child development to raise awareness of society and other professional groups . X
10 To be able to follow the information in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a universal foreign language. X
11 To be able to do resource research for the purpose of accessing information, to use databases, numerical values and other information sources. X
12 To be able to communicate effectively with the family and the child in accordance with the cultural structure, and to work in cooperation in child development studies. X
13 To be able to act in accordance with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in all studies in the field of child development. X
14 To be able to show sensitivity to the universality of social rights in the field of child development, protection of quality cultural values, occupational health and safety. X
15 To be able to evaluate and prepare the materials required by the field of child development (educational toys, educational books and brochures, game material) and to use them for educational purposes. X
16 To be able to determine the developmental differences of 0-18 year old children at an early stage, to prepare and implement appropriate education programs. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 5 80
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 3 5 15
Homework Assignments 7 2 14
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 7 7
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 126